The Chemistry of Everything addresses the need-to-know basics ofchemistry required to grasp everyday science issues. Through innovativethemes and creative applications, it provides an engaging introduction tochemistry for nonscience majors. Mixes basic chemical principles fromphysical, inorganic, organic, analytical, and biological specializations tosupport thematic coverage of topics such as diamonds, groceries, anddrugs. Extends readers' vocabulary and knowledge of the scientificissues encountered in daily life. Addresses issues of ethics andresponsible use in contemporary science. Captures the currentfascination with forensics through Chemistry at the Crime Sceneboxed sections. For those interested in basic chemistry.